Cucumber and Butter Tea Sandwiches

Total Time
25 mins
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The quintessential tea sandwich!

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  • 1 English cucumber, unpeeled
  • 14 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • salt & fresh ground pepper
  • 10 slices white bread, cut very thin (slice regular pieces of bread in half if you have to)


  1. Use a mandolin to cut cucumber into very thin slices. Lay slices on paper towels to drain.
  2. Spread a little butter on each slice of bread. Sprinkle the slices with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Layer overlapping cucumber slices on bread slices.
  3. Cut crust off sandwiches and then cut sandwiches into quarters.
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5 5

we made these for a little girl tea party. I'm not sure that the girls liked it, but I did. Nice and easy. Thanks

5 5

These little sandwiches were wonderful, they brought back memories of tea parties with my gram, she was partial to these little sandwiches. I couldn't wait to try them. The sandwiches tasted exactly as I remembered, crisp and fresh tasting, with butter and salt & pepper. Perfection. I didn't have any white bread, so I thinly sliced a calabrese bun, it didn't look too pretty but sure tasted great. Thanks for sharing.